IL Team of the Week (Week of September 30, 2019)


East Bears Football

The East Bears football team is the Interscholastic League Team of the Week for their win, over the Central Blue Eagles Friday, Sept. 27. The Bears earned their first win of the season 50-20 after a two-hour weather delay.

The Bears were led on the ground by sopho­more running back Deion Miles, who carried the ball 21 times for 263 yards and two touch­downs. Junior utility-man Chris Thornton added 33 yards rushing and two touchdowns on just four carries, and another 36 yards and a touchdown on two catches.

East High School will play the 5-0 Lincoln Blue Tigers Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. as the Blue Tigers open their new field. (Photo by Renee Smith)